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Nov 27, 2013 8:00am PST
president, and undocumented activist named ju hong joins us to talk about how obama's immigration policies have torn apart his family. then pope francis issues streaming -- stinging critique. we will speak with two dissident priests on the pope's radical economic message, perusal to alter church doctrine on abortion and female priests. the supreme court will hear a case over whether for-profit conversations -- corporations can exclude birth-control and health insurance they provide their employees under obamacare. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. has agreed tourt take on cases that could decide of corporations can ignore parts of federal law raced on the religious police of their owners. the cases center on the controversy over whether for- profit corporations must fully cover birth control and health insurance they provide for their employees. two companies, hundred lobby and consetoga wood from object offer birthem to control. the case could force a rehashing of the landmark citizens united decision which
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Nov 21, 2013 5:00am PST
obama will visit asia in april of next year. national security adviser susan rice said the u.s. remains committed to rebalancing its security and economic priorities to the asia pacific region. >> to address emerging challenges as effectively as we deter conventional threats, we're urging our allies and partners to take greater responsibility for defending our common interests and values. >> rice expressed hope for japan's goal to launch a national security council that would oversee the country's foreign and security policies. rice mentioned china's increased maritime presence and said the u.s. is ready to help countries in the region communicate better to prevent contingencies. she called on all parties in the region to resolve issues based on the rule of law rather than through threats or aggressive actions. obama was forced to cancel his trip to southeast asia in october due to the partial government shutdown. a u.s. official told nhk the administration is now planning obama's trip but didn't specify which countries he would visit. >>> president obama paid tribute to the le
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Nov 24, 2013 2:30pm PST
agreement was only possible because the uranian people have chosen a moderate math. thatpath. ni'sck obama he said rouha election made this a possibility. >> today diplomacy opened up a new path towards a world that is more secure. a future in which we can verify that iran's program is peaceful and it cannot build a nuclear weapon. >> but he also warned that sanctions would be tightened again if iran failed to meet the terms of the agreement. >> let's go live to our washington correspondent. thanks for being with us. does this deal signal a new era in relations between the u.s. and u.n iran? >> it could be the beginning. the white house even said this could be an historic agreement. it depends what is going to happen in the weeks and months to come. president obama wants diplomacy to succeed. obama has agreed to provide $7 billion dollar in sanctions rel. by executivee order. he can make the deal without asking congress. many of the hill a very skeptical when it comes to iran. the reaction to this deal been like in the u.s.? strong bipartisan opposition to the deal. a couple examples -- re
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Nov 25, 2013 5:00am PST
take a tough line. benjamin netanyahu called the deal a historic mistake. u.s. president barack obama got on the phone with him to offer his reassurances. obama told netanyahu that the major powers will pursue a lasting peaceful and comprehensive solution and israel has good reason to be skeptical about iran's intentions but wants u.s. and israeli officials to begin consultations on the deal immediately. those who follow the talks have doubts of their own. one specialist on middle eastern affairs. >> first of all, the iranians agreed to a certain extent that they would cap the ability to enrich uranium to a certain amount and also to a certain degree of the enrichment level and that's sort of a positive sign, because the international community was weary that iran would some how and some day try to enrich its uranium to a high weapons grade, and that's not likely to happen now. the other part of the agreement, which is very important, is that they have also agreed to seize the operation, construction operation, at the iraq heavy water reactor, and again, this was supposed to be produc
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Nov 15, 2013 5:30am PST
, everyone is asking how much longer they will have to wait like this. >> now, barack obama announced he bears the responsibility for the troubled roll out of his trumpetted health care reform. the affordable care act, a.k.a., obamacare continues to be a burden than a success. public anger growing over a botched online rollout and millions have suddenly canceled individual insurance policies. obama apologizing for that fumble. his mea culpa coming as pressure rises from democrats for a response. obama's popularity rating has hit new lows. the latest new polls has him at 39%. to canada now where police have wrapped up a global child pornography ring. in all, nearly 350 people arrested around the world in connection with the case. the international operation dubbed project spade also helping rescue 386 children. the investigation beginning in 2010 when a website selling illegal images of children was trace back to toronto. let's listen to the head of the toronto police unit outlining the types of people picked up in the dragnet. >> the number of people that had close contact with childr
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Nov 20, 2013 5:00am PST
use in nuclear weapons. the iranians have refused to stop building. u.s. president barack obama is asking lawmakers to pause before they push for more sanctions on iran. he says tightening the restrictions could interfere with the talks in geneva. obama met with a group of influential senators at the white house. press secretary jay carney says obama asked them to let negotiators try to win some concessions first. >> the president underscored that in the absence of a first step, iran will continue to make progress on its nuclear program. >> many lawmakers, both democrats and republicans, oppose easing sanctions. some are coming under pressure from israeli lobbyists. iranian leaders do not recognize israel as a state and have threatened to wipe it off the map. >>> the philippine government says the death toll from typhoon haiyan has topped 4,000. about 1,600 people are still unaccounted for. the typhoon slammed into the central philippines on november 8th, unleashing much of its force on leyte island. the national disaster risk and management council updated its casualty report on w
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Nov 1, 2013 5:30am PDT
sensitivity of the issue at hand, and that is notably an obama administration official confirming that last wednesday israel did mount an attack on syrian territory. however, that official did not indicate the nature of the target nor its precise geographical location. pan-everett media reported the strike occurred near the northwestern city in syria and perhaps another strike near damascus that has again not been confirmed. either by israel's defense ministry or by its government who have remained mute on the issue. if they were to make any comment , as they have in the past one of the strikes were attributed to israel, between four and five this year alone, but all we will hear from israeli officials is that israel will do what ever -- whatever it needs to, and that includes using force, in order to prevent weapons from being transferred into the hands of its enemies. so, according to anonymous sources, this would be a shipment of russian long-range missiles that would supposedly ollahnt to has bola -- hezb operating in southern lebanon. >> if indeed this was an arms shipment, w
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Nov 26, 2013 5:30am PST
problem, according to them, is that president obama's credibility to enforce any kind of deadline has really been badly damaged. why is that? taking a quote from the article that's the problem is the president has once again laid out another redline but his track record with red lines is ambiguous. this is referring to what happened with syria. physically, there are a lot of doubt as to whether obama will be able to impose a redline on iran and if he does not, a real possibility israel would attack. >> and what the deal means for the region. >> an interesting piece in the "jerusalem post" which points out the deal could intensify sectarian tension in the middle east. because according to critics, , theeal legitimizes iran rising power in the region. so basically it changes the regional geo-strategic landscape in favor of shiites, and this, according to this article, could intensify sectarian tensions. the is a very interesting piece where she talks about a photo that is going viral in lebanon. i was looking for the photo but i cannot find it. if you find it, please send it to me. you
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Nov 11, 2013 8:00am PST
maintaining his vow to block all of president obama's nominations until officials are allowed to appear before congress. he now says his position remains unchanged despite the reports retractions. those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. more than 10,000 people are feared dead in the philippines following one of the most powerful storms ever recorded. it is believed to be the most powerful typhoon to ever make landfall in human history. 942 people are confirmed dead so far. the head of the red cross has described the devastation as absolute bedlam. most of the damage and death was caused by huge waves that inundated towns, washed ships ashore, and swept away coastal villages. had reported one mass grave of 500 bodies. more than 600,000 people were displaced by the storms and many still have no access to food, water, or medicine. this is the philippines interior mar roxas speaking one day after the storm hit. >> i do not have the words for it. it is horrific, a great human tragedy. when the sun sets, it is dark. you are just goi
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Nov 30, 2013 2:30pm PST
puedes. in english, it means yes, we can, obama's election campaign slogan. big factorvote was a in his election and reelection. so far, that has not paid off for the community. this is one last desperate attempt. about 150 children have gathered in the congressional building from all parts of the u.s. hundreds of people in narrow corridors right in front of john boehner's office. the pressure on republicans is huge. the majority of americans are on the side of the immigrants. the republican party, many believe that politicians need more support from latinos to stay relevant. when she and her friend knock, there is no answer. least there is a plan b. many children have written cards asking the politicians for help. maria is waiting at the back of the line. she sees that john boehner has a heart for undocumented immigrants. >> we hope he has one. he is human just like we are. hopefully he has a heart. after this, the activists go their separate ways and tried to meet up with other politicians. visit from the friendly representative from their home state. is a democrat who supports th
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Nov 12, 2013 5:00am PST
off concerns that the negotiations may have slowed due to the absence of president obama from the last t.p.p. summit, but he showed confidence that the member nations will be able to conclude the talks within this year and hammer out a full-fledged agreement. >> negotiations need to have time frames in order to drive the process forward. it's important to complete this negotiation, but, you know, we'll only complete a negotiation if it can be a high quality agreement, so it's never been the case that there was a desire to have an agreement that didn't meet the high standards that we began with. i'm optimistic we can reach that goal, and i do think deadlines are helpful, especially when you know that in any negotiation it's the last few weeks that are the hardest, so getting to the last few weeks has a lot to do with when you join those issues and resolve them. >> reporter: secretary lew continues his travel to singapore, malaysia, and vietnam. he's aiming to reaffirm u.s. relationships with asian countries and reestablish the trust that was undermined by the u.s. debt crisis. nhk
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Nov 7, 2013 5:30am PST
governor. campaigned with support from the clinton's and barack obama. his republican rival, ken cucc favorite,tea party gained ground. >> this election was never a choice between democrats and republicans, it was a choice about whether virginia would continue the mainstream bipartisan tradition has served us so well over the last decade. >> in democrat leaning new jersey, republicans fared much better. voters reported -- rewarded chris christie. his estimates it's falling -- following superstorm sandy a year ago, and he was reelected as governor with a little over 60% of the vote. >> she saw me and she burst into tears. born in newark, raised in livingston. i made my wife, from pennsylvania, a real jersey girl. i raise my family in this amazing state. i raise -- i love it as much as my mother and father raised me to love it. >> he's being touted as a republican contender for the 2016 presidential race. a democrat mayor in new york for the first time in two decades, sio presents himself as a liberal progressive alternative for the big apple. talehave spoken about this of two cities, t
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Nov 21, 2013 5:30am PST
. president barack obama. >> let's go to geneva where international talks are heating up on the future of iran's nuclear program. the chief negotiator of tehran says iran will not sign up for a nuclear deal and lets the world accepts its right to enrich you uranium.em -- in which iran's says its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes. for many in the west, it is creating a nuclear bomb. the foreign minister of france said the west needed to be firm and its dealings with iran over the program, but he said he was hopeful and accord could be struck this week. the deputy iranian foreign minister said this session is all about rebuilding trust. >> what we are trying now is to rebuild confidence that we lost in previous negotiations because of the mismanagement which was in the previous round. any seriousdecided negotiations yet. but we are trying hard since gainrday to once again confidence between the two sides of the negotiations. had difficultyow last time. >> something completely different for you. if you are a fan of absurd comedy, it is your lucky day. in london, the five surviving mem
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Nov 22, 2013 5:30am PST
commemorate the events. events will also be held in boston. barack obama has ordered that flags be flown at half mast around the country. the death was one of the string of tragedies that has affected one of america's most famous families. >> before jfk even embarked on his path to the white house, tragedy struck the kennedy family. his older brother joe junior was killed in world war ii. jfk and his wife had themselves lost a two day old son. the idea of a kennedy curse emerged when his younger brother bobby was assassinated during the early stages of his own presidential bid. >> how is it possible this family has suffered so much -- is there a curse? three younger brothers dead, the torch passed edward kennedy. >> he had had a few drinks. he left in a car, took a sharp right turn, went on a dirt road, went off of a bridge, and mary jo was dropped. only son, john's .unior died in a plane crash that left caroline kennedy the daughter.ning constant my responsibility to uphold the ideals he represented, a deep commitment to public service, a more justice -- just america. >> caroline is the mo
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Nov 2, 2013 2:30pm PDT
without controversy. on obama to refuse support for the iraqi leader, saying that the authoritarian leadership style is probably to blame for the surge in violence. >> thousands of medical professionals have taken to the streets in the romanian capital, demanding better pay and working conditions. the doctors and nurses are calling for a raise in health care spending to six percent of the gdp. than 200 --more less than 200 euros per month. 3000 doctors leave romania every year. soccer, sports, and whereby immunity is unbeaten in 36 consecutive bundesliga matches, matching the record by hamburg 30 years ago. after nicola opened the scoring. thomas mullah put them back at the top of the standings. leverkuseneig beat 1-0. friedberg and to berlin was surprised by -- and frankle is playing against wolfsburg. and bremen faces hanover, dortmund hammered stuttgart. match scored a hat trick for the home side. has won six out of six this season but players in france got a wake-up call early after stuttgart was on the board. they were neatly angled in the corner kick. from then on, it was all
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Nov 1, 2013 5:00am PDT
numerous terrorist attacks. kerry said president barack obama is conducting a thorough review of the spying to avoid creating anymore concern. >>> government officials here are looking to overhaul the operator of japan's crippled nuclear plant. aiuchida joins us from the business desk. >>> ministry officials want to divide up the operations and create a unit to deal with decommissioning the crippled reactors at fukushima daiichi nuclear plant. the officials want tepco executives to review how their company is organized. then the officials aim to split it up. they want to create one firm for decommissioning the operation and other for nuclear power generation, thermal power generation, and transmission. the ministry officials believe the structure would make it easier to manage the work at the fukushima daiichi nuclear plant and deal with the reactors. they also say forming a holding company would allow tepco to better manage each unit and make it easier for the firm to cut costs. meanwhile, the government has indicated its willingness to consider providing funding to clean up the aftermath
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Nov 7, 2013 5:00am PST
thrown out an incentive in talks over iran's nuclear program. the unnamed official in the obama administration said the u.s. will ease economic sanctions if the iranians put a freeze on the program. iranian negotiators are meeting in geneva with their counterparts from the u.s. and five other global powers. president hasan rouhani has been trying to improve his country's standing, and the iranians presented a new proposal in talks last month to try to move the negotiations forward. they're believed to have offered to down size their uranium enrichment program. the other negotiators fear iranian scientists may be processing uranium for use in weapons. the white house says if they stop expanding the program, u.s. officials will be offering targeted relief on sanctions, the sanction on the banking and oil sectors have crippled the economy. >>> senior diplomats from united states, japan and south korea have sat down together in washington. they exchanged views on restarting the six-party talks on north korea's nuclear program and reaffirmed their position that the north's leaders mu
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Nov 17, 2013 2:30pm PST
health-care reforms, which has been plagued by technical problems. president barack obama acknowledged that people were disappointed and was frustrated. >> i think it is legitimate for them to expect me to have to win back some credibility on this health care law in particular. and on a whole range of these issues in general. >> the affordable care act is supposed to extend health coverage to millions of uninsured americans. running political scandal in germany took another turn on thursday with a jail sentence. he was handed six years in prison for tax evasion. in the 1990's he gave millions in new legal cash donations to the governing cdu party. get to germany two decades to extradite him from canada. -- it took germany two decades. canadian police have grown up -- broken off one of the largest child pornography rings you have ever seen. arresting 250 people. the investigation began in 2010. authorities seized huge quantities of videos and photos of children being sexually exploited. >> the child victims identified in this operation numbered over 300. these 300 children
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Nov 20, 2013 5:30am PST
barack obama agrees to write a letter acknowledging the u.s. made mistakes during the 12-year war. a move that has been demanded by the afghan president but ruled out by washington. no need for the united states to apologize to afghanistan. quite the contrary. we have sacrificed and supported them in their democratic progress and in tackling the insurgency and al qaeda. >> the ongoing debate comes as afghanistan prepares to host a gathering of 2500 tribal and political leaders in the loya jirga. u.s. hasn accord, the said it will pull out all its troops by the end of 2014. pact is notecurity signed, afghanistan will face the same crisis it faced 12 years ago. there will be a civil war and misery again in the country. the bilateral security deal is opposed by many afghans. jalalabad, thousands of students turned out to protest. do note participating represent us, and we do not accept their decision. we have knowledgeable representatives here who make good decisions. votes in favoril of the pack, it will need approval from both houses of the afghan parliament and the president's signat
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Nov 3, 2013 2:30pm PST
on angela merkel's cell phone for years. the paper said president obama was informed of the procedure this summer and it had been stopped. german lawmakers were outraged. >> eavesdropping on the mobile phone conversations of heads of government takes things to a new level. it is unacceptable. but this cannot distract us from the fact that a massive amount of spying on normal german citizens and businesses was underway at the same time. >> many called for talks on a free-trade deal between the u.s. and the eu to be suspended. in washington, barack obama promised to review u.s. intelligence efforts. >> what we've seen over the last several years is their capacities continue to develop and expand, and that's why i am initiating a review to make sure that what they are able to do doesn't do sincerely mean what they should be doing -- doesn't necessarily mean what they should be doing. times" saysyork obama should move to stop surveillance on all heads of state. .he allegations kept on coming media reports said the nsa had also tapped into google and yahoo! data centers, gaining
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Nov 2, 2013 6:00am PDT
. minister went on a trip to washington. military for u.s. assistance to fight terrorism. obama promised help and said iraq needed to do more for democracy and human rights for all iraqis. >> we are deeply invested in an iraq that is democratic and prosperous. i communicated to the prime minister that anything we can do forring about that future iraq is something we want to work on. >> the prime minister said he was in agreement with the position of the u.s. administration. for iraq and the region to cooperate. we are working on security and intelligence to fight al qaeda because it is good for iraq and the middle east. >> but his trip is not without controversy. outside the white house, iraqis caught on obama to refuse support for the iraqi leader. they say his leadership style is partly to blame for the violence. there is speculation that at&t is considering taking over dafone, which has operations in the middle east, africa, and europe. neither company has commented on the report. volkswagencarmaker has posted an 18% drop in sales in for october in the u.s. market. the leading automaker in
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Nov 27, 2013 2:30pm PST
care worker can appeal. >> barack obama has been carrying out one of his most important functions as president. he is pardoning a turkey. event of its6th kind. they are having their 15 minutes of fame in the white house rose garden. time for a reminder of the headlines. butio berlusconi is down not out. the former prime minister has been expelled from parliament. he insists his political career is far from over. lower merkel forced to the age of retirement as she enters a deal with her former rivals. the man who toppled the government in mali is jailed on suspicion of murder. this is nine months after the offense that plunged that country into chaos. time for a look at business stories. we are going to start with a look at a retirement deal that has led to a lot of anger. the french executive got into a lot of hot water. he is now under pressure, because he has renounced a retirement deal that sparks a furious reaction. off 21nounced they set million euros. afterdue to step down cutting thousands of jobs. was only on wednesday that views emerged of how much they were threatening to c
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Nov 14, 2013 5:30am PST
barack obama slashed military aid with the aim of pushing egypt toward democracy. egyptians are looking around for new partners to get away from dependence on the u.s. the minister is here for a high-profile visit shows a rekindling of the friendship. >> in france, the justice minister has spoken out against a new racist slur against her after a far right weekly went to press comparing her to a monkey. a string oftest in racist insults against the justice minister, which has prompted the government to fight back or if thomas waterhouse has the details. a the monkey got her been on back. it is a french lay on words, which means the justice minister is in top form. interviewed on french national television, she reacted strongly to the latest controversy. wordsremely violent suggest i am not part of the human race. they deny my place in human society. for my children and my family to hear. i know there are many people who suffer from this kind of attack. the prime minister is responsible for introducing same-sex marriage legislation. one person was expelled from the far right party
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Nov 8, 2013 5:00am PST
relaxing sanctions that crippled iran's economy. u.s. president barack obama says there is a possibility that relaxation of sanctions could be phased in. >> we can provide them some very modest relief, but keeping the sanctions -- keeping the core sanctions in place. >> the iranian foreign minister has also expressed hopes of clinching an agreement. >> i believe if there is a political rift, we can have something we can call an agreement, that is mutually acceptable to all. >> sources close to the talks say the two sides still remain apart on how sanctions can be lifted, but negotiators hope john kerry's participation will add momentum to the talks. hardliners in iran are warning people not to be deceived by the overtures from the u.s. and its allies. they're trying to renew the anti-american campaign symbolized by the seizure three decades ago. they want to reverse the public opinion spurred on by the election of hassan rouhani. >> reporter: banners have been brought down across the capital. >> translator: there used to be an anti-u.s. banner by that monitor. we've obviously
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Nov 16, 2013 6:00am PST
the game. the italian star striker, mark obama kelly, was subdued, -- was subdued, but they struck back. >> we played well. weer scoring first, dominated the game until the italians equalized. we did not do as well in the second half. we did not really control the game. >> germany lost their way after and a knee injury was sustained putting sammy out of action for six months. there was a flare up one they were booked for bickering. >> things got a bit rough, but i do not think we were to blame. i do not know if it was the italians fault, either. >> los people believe a 1-1 draw was a fair result. italy is a team germany just cannot be. but you can check out any of our stories from this journal in more detail on our website. -- for me, now, that is it. one is at the top of the hour. -- more news at the top of the hour. please, sayss, igor. he and his men from a self- appointed militia group sits through a dilapidated house in the middle of moscow without any legal authority. migrants from central asia are thought to be hiding here. they are a source of cheap labor, often without val
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Nov 15, 2013 5:00am PST
honored to serve as ambassador on behalf of u.s. president barack obama. >> i'm also proud to carry forward my father's legacy of public service. he had hoped to be the first united states president to visit japan. so it is a special honor for me to be able to work to strengthen the close ties between our two great countries. >> chief cabinet secretary yoshihide suga said he welcomes her appointment. >> translator: kennedy is close to the president, so i'm confident she'll be able to convey japan's position to him and help boost relations. i think she's the right person for the job. >> kennedy is the first female u.s. ambassador to japan. she has little diplomatic or political experience but is well known at home and abroad. >>> japan's nikkei average rallied, and that spilled over to some of the other asian markets. ron madison has been following the trading action. ron. >> yeah, that's right, big day for the japanese market. you have to go all the way back to may to see the kind of levels that the nikkei was hitting today. a lot of that had to do with the weaker yen. markets reall
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